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Featured Audio & Video

Interview on KGNU Radio
February 25, 2019

Wounds Into Wisdom: Healing Intergenerational Jewish Trauma
Rabbi Tirzah Firestone interviewed by Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz
Valley Beit Midrash, Phoenix, AZ | January 22,2019

Lighting the Way in a Dark World: The Tzaddik & The Bodhisattva
Talk at Valley Beit Midrash, Phoenix, AZ | January, 2019

Jews Across America
Tablet Magazine, Episode 142 | July 3, 2018

Reviews & Press on Wounds into Wisdom

Featured book pick in New Books Fall 2019
The Edge Holistic Living | September 1, 2019

Excerpt of Wounds into Wisdom
Print edition, Parabola Volume 44, No. 3, Fall 2019: Mercy & Forgiveness | August, 2019

Trauma and everyday life
Rabbi Rachel Esserman, Jewish Federation of Greater Binghamton’s The Reporter | July 12, 2019

The burdens of intergenerational Jewish trauma
Harriett Gross, Texas Jewish Post | July 3, 2019

Book Review: Facing Trauma, Personal and as a People
Jonathan Kirsch, Jewish Journal | June 19, 2019

Books We Adore: Wounds Into Wisdom
Dreamvisions 7 Radio | May 30, 2019

Book Review of Wounds into Wisdom on News Spirit Journal Online
Krysta Gibson, New Spirit Journal Online | June, 2019

A rabbi unpacks how trauma can live on and on
Bill Tammeus, “Faith Matters” Blog | June 5, 2019

Book Review: Now You Can Limit the Power of Hidden Traumas
Rabbi Goldie Milgram, The Philadelphia Jewish Voice | June 3, 2019

Book Release: Wounds into Wisdom
Editorial Review, Women’s eNews | May 28, 2019

The traumas of our individual and collective pasts do not simply vanish
Philip K. Jason, Phil Jason Reviews Books | May 26, 2019
“One of the most valuable new books for 2019.” This review appeared in the June 2019 issues of Federation Star (Jewish Federation of Greater Naples), L’Chayim (Jewish Federation of Lee and Charlotte Counties), and The Jewish News (Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee).

Branches Of Light- Spring | Summer | Fall Issue

Book Review of Wounds into Wisdom
Light of Consciousness Magazine (in print) | Summer, 2019

Image of the Day: Steinem and Firestone at the 92nd Street Y
Shelf Awareness | April 30, 2019

Rabbi Examines Trauma Passed Down Through Generations
By Howard Lovy, Publishers Weekly | April 8, 2019

Transcending Trauma: A Review of Wounds into Wisdom: Healing Intergenerational Jewish Trauma by Rabbi Tirzah Firestone
By Martha Sonnenberg, Tikkun Magazine | March 22, 2019

Acclaimed ‘Wounds into Wisdom’ author at Mt. Airy site
Chestnut Hill Local | March 22, 2019

“Wounds into Wisdom:” Reb Tirzah Talk at Boulder Book Store
Boulder Jewish News | March 14, 2019

Book Review featured in Spring Preview
NY Jewish Week | February 22, 2019

Review by Amos Lassen
By Amos Lassen | January 14, 2019

Religion Publishers Have Great Expectations For 2019
By Lynn Garrett, Publishers Weekly | December 14, 2018

Muslim Jewish Alliance of Boulder fosters interfaith solidarity
Daily Camera | September 23, 2018

Articles by Rabbi Tirzah Firestone, PhD.

The High Price of Family Secrets: Healing Intergenerational Trauma
Jewess Magazine | April 25, 2019

Beyond Patriarchy: What to Do with the Legacy of Trauma and Fear
Tikkun Magazine | March 6, 2019
Published in Tikkun Magazine, Spring 2019

Standing Rock and Four Principles
Tikkun Magazine | November 29, 2016

The Legacy of Jewish Trauma
Tikkun Magazine | October 26, 2015

Trauma Legacies in the Middle East
Tikkun Magazine | July 22, 2014

Letters to The Editor

How Could a Woman Do That?
Boulder Daily Camera | May 22, 2019

News Stories

Boulder’s March for Unity brings together different faiths
By Amy Bounds, Boulder Daily Camera | August 25, 2019

Articles in Print

“War and Peace: Intertwining Threads in the Jewish Tradition”
The Warrior and the Pacifist: Competing Motifs in Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, Lester Kurtz, Ed., Routledge Press | 2018

Articles published in Search for Common Ground News Service/Middle East:
“In the Shadow of Zion” | December, 2007
“Jewish State of Irony” | December, 2008
“The Pharaoh in Our Midst” | March, 2009

“Transforming Our Stories Through Midrash”
New Jewish Feminism: Probing the Past, Forging the Future
Edited by Rabbi Elyse Goldstein
Jewish Lights Publishing, Woodstock, VT | 2009

“Flatbread in Feeble Times”
The Women’s Seder Sourcebook:
Rituals and Readings for Use at the Passover Seder
Edited by Anisfeld, Mohr & Spector
Jewish Lights Publishing, Woodstock, VT | 2003